Carol Kachadoorian

Older Adult Mobility Practice Lead

Carol Kachadoorian is a senior planner with more than 30 years of experience in transit and multimodal transportation planning. She is a certified National Complete Streets instructor, and her project work includes pedestrian master plans, access to transit plans, and Safe Routes to School program management and travel plan development. Prior to joining Toole Design, Carol spent ten years working for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro). While at Metro, she led various customer-focused efforts such as planning for non-motorized access to the system. As the first manager of Alexandria, Virginia’s Office of Transit Services, Carol was instrumental in creating DASH, the City’s local bus system, and DOT, its companion taxi-based paratransit service.

Carol is the daughter and granddaughter of rug makers and continues the family tradition by designing and knitting clothes for her two daughters.